OverviewThis beautiful HSC Ancient History book covers the 3 Near East options: Assyria, Israel and Judah and Ancient Persia, including the strands for Societies and Historical Periods. Personalities include Sennerachib and Xerxes. A large amount of Teacher Resources are available at www.nelsonsecondary.com.au/neareast to schools that adopt the text as their core text inside the classroom. The Near East is a part of the Nelson Ancient History series which includes Secrets of Vesuvius, Studies in Ancient Egypt, and Unlocking the Past. Further titles in this series are planned.